Does Mike Leach remind anyone of Larry Eustachy?

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  1. CYCLONECORY

    CYCLONECORY Member

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    When I listen to this guy talk, I always think back to Larry. He sounds like, acts/talks a little odd like Larry at times, but he is one hell of a coach! Anyone else get this type of vibe?
     
  2. uthaman

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    Yes, and I also think the situation that led to Leach's firing reminds me of Larry. In both cases they had done numerous things to **** off the administration, but couldn't be fired because of past success. All the admin needed was a scandal to force their removal.
     
  3. MontyBurns

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    Mike Leach - 10 seasons as a Div I college football head coach - 10 bowl games

    Larry Eustachy - 19 seasons as a Div I college basketball head coach - 3 NCAA tournaments

    I don't see the similarity.
     
  4. cyhiphopp

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    LE was at ISU for 5 years. If he was here for 5 more, the situation would have been different. You have to be better than the top half of team in backetball to go to the tourney.

    If half of Leach's Head Coaching years were at Utah State and Southern Miss, he would have had less Bowl Games.


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  5. CYCLONECORY

    CYCLONECORY Member

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    I agree Cyhop - I'm talking more personalities issues than anything else.
     
  6. cyhiphopp

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    Yeah, most rational posters could realize that and not assume you meant that they accomplished exactly the same success.

    Overall I think Leach was actually more brash and abrasive towards his administration. LE had a problem and the PR nightmare got him canned. I wish he could have gotten treatment and stuck around for a while.
     
  7. A-town Cy

    A-town Cy Well-Known Member

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    He reminds me of a drunk Phil Mickelson
     
  8. Clone1450

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    I don't think they look anything alike...
     
  9. CYCLNST8

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    Does Leach like Natty?

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  10. clones_jer

    clones_jer Well-Known Member

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    Just read Montys ignore list ... whoddathunk?
     
  11. woodie

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    leach is avery solid coach; eustachy was more of a flake than a coach.
     
  12. Bobber

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    Yes. Two odd personalities.
     
  13. everyyard

    everyyard Well-Known Member

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    LE: 2 conference titles, one conference tournament title.

    ML: No titles.

    I don't see the similarity either.
     
  14. isuforlife

    isuforlife Well-Known Member

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    I would still take him as a coach, record at ISU tells you why
     
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  15. Arkansas

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    You can count me in on that too. My passion for basketball took a huge hit with the LE departure.
     
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  16. Al_4_State

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    I would take LE back at ISU right now, this moment, no questions asked.
     
  17. isuforlife

    isuforlife Well-Known Member

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    larry got a bad deal from Bruce Van , he had a illiness, and they should have given him a leave to get his problem in line , which he did after he left here, best thing that came out of that was Bruce V.left ISU
     
  18. ISUFan22

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    +1
     
  19. erikbj

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    +1

    He would have done great with Morgan's recruiting.
     
  20. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    Monty Burns is totally going to fight with you now. Remember, BVD was the best thing that happened to ISU while Jamie Pollard is rotting the programs from the inside out, as demonstrated by our recent bowl win.
     

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